Baked Chicken Samosa (Pierogies)

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Description

Baked Chicken Samosa is a crispy pastry with moist tasty filling. It's great for a snack, an appetizer or even entry. Moreover, it freezes really well.

Baked Chicken Samosa (Pierogies)

Summary

Yield
triangles
Prep time
1 hour, 40 minutes
Cook time
30 minutes
Total time
2 hours, 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 cup
flour
1⁄2 cup
water
1⁄2 teaspoon
salt
7 tablespoons
butter (melted)
2
chicken breast halves (cut into very small cubes)
1⁄2
onion (medium, finely grated)
1⁄8 teaspoon
cumin
1⁄2 teaspoon
cilantro (finely chopped or dry)
 
salt
 
pepper
1
egg (lightly beaten with a fork)
 
sesame seeds (for topping)

Instructions

1. Prepare the dough. In a bowl, mix together flour, water and salt until smooth. Divide the dough into two parts.
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2. Roll out each dough ball into a very thin rectangle (about 1/10 inch thick). Brush each of the dough rectangles with melted butter. Stack their tops together and brush with butter again.
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3. Roll up the dough rectangle into log, keeping it fairly tight as you go. Cover with plastic and put in refrigerator for 1 hour.
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4. Meanwhile, prepare the filling. Cut chicken into very small cubes (it's easier to achieve when chicken is not completely defrosted). Place it in a bowl, add finely grated onion, cilantro and cumin. Season with salt and pepper.
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5. Cut the dough into 8 pieces. Put each dough piece cut side up and gently roll out into a circle about 5 inches in diameter, trying not to ruin the layers.
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6. Place the filling in the center of each circle.
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7. Now we need to form triangles. Dip your finger tips in flour. Bring two sides together, pinch tightly to seal and then pinch the third side to form a pyramid. Make sure all the edges are sealed well.
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8. Preheat oven to 380 degrees F (190 degrees C).
9. Place samosas sealed side down on a baking sheet, previously covered with parchment paper.
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10. Brush samosas with egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
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11. Bake in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve hot.

Comments

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This is by far the best samosa recipe I have found online. It tastes great! Next time will try with ground turkey! Thanks for the recipe!
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